The Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court decision is the product of a 40-year campaign by billionaires like the Koch brothers, in cahoots with anti-labor politicians, to eviscerate public-sector unions. At Rutgers, as in the rest of New Jersey, public-sector employees who currently pay 85 percent of membership dues because they benefit from the contracts that… Read more »
April 10 | 12pm | Rally at the Board of Governors The fight for just working conditions starts now, and it begins with you Would you like to see: your monthly health care contributions go down by hundreds of dollars or more? yearly cost-of-living raises? more tenure-track faculty and TA/GA lines? tenure eligibility for NTT teaching… Read more »
Rooms were packed and rallies loud during the filled-to-capacity Bargaining for the Common Good in Higher Education Convening at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., Feb. 22-24. Hundreds of activists, including a wide array of AFT members, other unionists and community organizers, were eager to dive deep into finding ways their work can serve not… Read more »
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We would like to invite you and other organizations you work with to apply for an exciting community-labor convening taking place February 22nd- 24th on Bargaining for the Common Good in Higher Education! The convening will be hosted by a steering committee of representatives from labor, community and student organizations and convened by the Center… Read more »
Part-time lecturers teach more than 30% of classes at Rutgers, yet don’t have healthcare? Watch the video below to find out what the Part-Time Lecturer Faculty Chapter of our union is doing to change these conditions. We are uniting with our colleagues throughout the university, students, and the community to fight for a more equitable, secure,… Read more »
A Statement from the AAUP-AFT Full-Time Faculty in support of Part-Time Lecturers (PTLs) There are about 3,000 adjuncts or Part-Time Lecturers (PTLs) at Rutgers University of which more than 2,000 teach in any given semester. These adjunct instructors teach more than 30% of all classes at Rutgers but are paid a salary which, in many… Read more »